Senior Social Worker

Posted 20 March 2024
Salary £40 - £42 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Care
Contact NameMikeala Osborn

Job description

Our client, Croydon council is looking for a Senior Social Worker to join their Project Court and Safeguarding team.

We are looking for confident Social Workers/ Advanced Social Workers, who also have the following qualities:

  • Qualified and registered with Social Work England and have a minimum of 2 years experience in working in within safeguarding children's services.
  • A sound understanding of systemic practice which underpins the framework model within Croydon (desirably a foundation level qualification)
  • Experienced in completing high standard analytical family assessments and legal reports with informed, evidence based recommendations, including where appropriate effective care planning delivering the outcomes of these plans through multi-agency co-ordination and review of the intervention. This may also include report writing for an array of forums including risk panels and legal forums.
  • Skilled in building relationship, engaging and managing complex families through varying levels of intervention including (but not limited to) child in need, child protection and the public law outline.
  • Competency in representing children lived experiences and advocating for them in an array of forums including court; always demonstrating empathy and maintaining professionalism
  • Knowledge of national policy, strategy and developments regarding children's social care, and areas that impact on children's social care.
  • Knowledge and application of relevant legislation, statutory guidance, standards and procedures.
  • Knowledge and application of relevant theoretical frameworks, practice models and research findings.
  • Knowledge and application of models of reflective supervision that impact on practice and outcomes.
  • Ability to maintain records that evidence our engagement with children and families, , informs the quality assurance framework e.g., quantitative, qualitative and outcome information for the children and families, capturing the views and experiences of children and families
  • Service delivery that meets the expected performance standards consistently across the measures within the journey of the child.

Benefits of working with Remedy

  • A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
  • Top tier supplier across London giving us first access to jobs
  • Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
  • Double payrolls each week.

*Terms & Conditions apply

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.

Remedy Social Care is a APSCo Standard agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.